TWR Country Focus: North Korea
Because they are so rare, messages from listeners in North Korea serve as great encouragement for the TWR Korea ministry team.
TWR’s national partner based in South Korea reaches out to the north, sometimes referred to as “the hermit kingdom” because of its reclusiveness on the world stage, with programmes such as Gospel Train for Children and Let’s Talk About Something. News reports say North Koreans are not allowed to listen to foreign broadcasts, and radios are fix-tuned to government stations.
TWR Country Focus: Venezuela
Luisa is one of those listeners who stumbled upon TWR programming when she was searching the dial and came across music that caught her attention.
“All of a sudden a pastor came on the air,” Luisa (not her real name) wrote in a letter received by TWR. “He began teaching the Word of God and said that we could leave our burdens, problems and sins with Jesus. We could find peace in him. These teachings had a great impact on me because I needed someone who would be able to help me with this tremendous problem I was facing with my family.”
SWAZILAND TRANSMITTER DEDICATION
Are you in the habit of praying for God’s kingdom to come and His will to be done?
If you do, but secretly wonder if God pays any attention to your prayers, you should take heart and be greatly encouraged by what God is doing from TWR’s transmitter site in the small Kingdom of Swaziland.
TWR Country Focus: Eritrea
Arsema did everything she could think of to get her husband to fight and overcome his alcohol addiction.
His drinking was causing emotional and social problems and was undermining the family’s well-being. Writing to tell her story to the TWR staff, Arsema (not her real name) said she had tried often to get him to stop or even simply to reduce his drinking. But nothing worked.
“Thus, as a final solution, I decided to divorce, to lead my own life,” she wrote.
TWR Country Focus: Iraq
In her culture, Jesus is known by a different name and not by the full story revealed in the Bible. But that didn’t prevent this Iraqi woman from calling on him when adversity slammed into her life.
"I was trying to understand the words I just heard about Isa – or as you call him, Jesus. It’s the first time I heard such words about him.
"I’m [from a different religious background], but I always felt that Christ is special to me. I even sometimes sneaked into a church and prayed for me and my family..